Sweet potatoes, edible roots from the morning glory family, are considered vegetables. Sweet potatoes are a good source of fiber, have no fat, and are very high in vitamins A and C and potassium. More »

A potato is a starchy vegetable, though the starch in potatoes acts very much like dietary fiber. Because it can't be broken down in the digestive system, this starch has the health benefits of fiber, including lowering ... More »

The potato is a starchy vegetable. Potatoes originated in the Andes Mountain areas of South America. They were carried around the world by European seafarers. More »

Potatoes are in the vegetable food group, belonging to the subcategory of starchy vegetables. The recommended daily intake of vegetables depends on a person's age, weight and level of physical activity. More »

A potato is a starchy vegetable, though the starch in potatoes acts very much like dietary fiber. Because it can't be broken down in the digestive system, this starch has the health benefits of fiber, including lowering ... More »

The difference between a vegetable and a fruit is that vegetables are the edible portions of a plant, such as the leaves, stem, roots, tubers, bulbs and flowers, while a fruit is the mature ovary of a plant. Many plants ... More »

Some interesting facts about cabbage are that it is one of the oldest vegetables still in use as a staple crop and that 1 cup of raw cabbage contains nearly twice the daily recommended amount of vitamin C. Also, one acre... More »

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